teapoy

noun
tea·​poy | \ ˈtē-ˌpȯi How to pronounce teapoy (audio) \

Definition of teapoy

1 : a 3-legged ornamental stand
2 [influenced by tea] : a stand or table containing a tea chest or caddy and used for supporting a tea set also : tea caddy

First Known Use of teapoy

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for teapoy

Hindi & Urdu tipāī

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“Teapoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teapoy. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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